Dining: Pub Food

10 High

This bare-bones club space beneath the Dark Horse Tavern is best known for live-band “Metalsome” hard-rock karaoke. But 10 High also ho

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Alpharetta

Local brewpub with three locations featuring farm-focused all-American brewery menus.

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Sandy Springs

With a beer selection wide enough to please anyone from a keg-standing frat boy to a true connoisseur, Five Seasons Brewing Company ser

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Westside

With a beer selection wide enough to please anyone from a keg-standing frat boy to a true connoisseur, 5 Seasons Brewing Company serves

97 Estoria

Once a grocery store for cotton mill workers in the historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, 97 Estoria is a restaurant and "hangout for all

Aisle 5

Aisle 5 maintains the communal philosophy of its predecessor, the Five Spot, but its guts are brand new. The 2014 renovation brought th

The Albert

The Albert is a comfortable neighborhood watering hole that serves consistently good bar food and drinks. It's also a great place to ca

Augustine's

This neighborhood gastropub built in a refurbished filling station formerly known as Young Augustine's is a neighborhood favorite for

Benchwarmer's Sports Grill

Tucked away in a strip mall off Clairmont Road, this welcoming watering hole offers everything you could ask of a sports bar. This no-f

Bev's Place

Neighborhood dive bar serves American pub and barbecue fare like nachos, wings, and pulled pork sandwiches.

Blind Willie's

A local blues, jazz, and roots institution that's been around for more than 25 years. The North Highland Avenue storefront, with its si

The Bookhouse Pub

This literary-themed pub channels Twin Peaks and is a popular stop on the way to or from clubbing. Expect seasonal beers, quality cockt

Brewhouse Cafe

This Moreland Avenue spot in Little Five Points is a prime hangout thanks to its expansive patio and menu of English-style pub food. It

Brick Store Pub

This outstanding neighborhood pub, complete with an upstairs Belgian bar that has potent brews on tap, offers roughly 215 beers. The me

Cypress Street Pint & Plate

With 14 beers on tap, 40 bottled selections, and a fully stocked selection of wine and spirits, Cypress has become a local favorite nei

Dark Horse Tavern

A handsome, horseshoe-shaped bar anchors the dimly lit space, which is populated by a rowdy, barely post-college clientele.

Darwin's Burgers and Blues

The legendary bar attracts patrons with live music coming from fresh talent in the blues community. Chef Akin heads the kitchen, which

The Earl

East Atlanta staple for local and up-and-coming rock bands, as well as nationally established indie acts, and grub for the hipster-PBR

Eddie's Attic

A venue for aspiring singer/songwriters and the folkie set, Eddie's has shows almost nightly and is famous for its biannual Open Mic Sh

Edgewood Corner Tavern

No. 3 in the series of laid-back poolroom bars with decent pub food.

Famous Pub

If you're a sports nut, head here to watch any game on one of the two giant projector screens or on the dozens of smaller TVs while you

The Glenwood

A friendly neighborhood gastropub in the heart of East Atlanta Village, the Glenwood offers a great hangout. Its handsomely appointed i

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Buckhead

The Buckhead, Atlanta outpost of the beer-centric chain with more than 30 restaurants in the United States and abroad.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Midtown

The Atlanta outpost of the beer-centric chain with more than 30 restaurants in the United States and abroad.

Graveyard Tavern

This East Atlanta hangout looks better than you’d expect (soaring ceilings, a handsome bar), and attracts a young crowd that parties in

Hand in Hand

This British-style watering hole is the perfect place to stop for a pint and a plate of fish and chips or bangers and mash. The roomy p

Highland Tap

Looking to drink yourself under the table under the city? Since the late 1980s, this subterranean restaurant billing itself as Virginia

The Highlander

Cheap beer, pool tables, and fried food are the pillars of this dingy Midtown strip mall dive. Conveniently located next to Landmark Mi

Hop Alley Brew Pub

Craft beers brewed on the premises take center stage at Hop Alley. To sample guilt-free, get a flight and soak it up with some addictin

The Imperial

A neighborhood pub in Oakhurst, the Imperial features Southern comfort and typical bar food with a twist. The menu features a host of a

The Independent

A fixture for more than 20 years (much of it under the name DuPree's), the Independent is all about pool. There are eight tables and th

JR Crickets

One of eight locations in metro Atlanta since the original opened in 1982 on Spring St., Crickets was banking on chicken wings long bef

Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub

Located in Village Place Brookhaven, this bistro and pub is run by executive chef Joey Riley, formerly of the Buckhead Diner, and has a

Limerick Junction

Irish pub with an impressive selection of scotch and whiskey. Live music nightly and comedy night on Tuesdays.

The Local No. 7

Restaurant and bar serving burgers and pub favorites such as wings and fish and chips.

Mac McGee's Irish Pub

Pub on Decatur Square with an Irish bent, offering savory pies, whiskey, beer, and daily specials.

Maggie's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

A prototypical college bar for Emory students, with an easygoing atmosphere, pool, drink specials and trivia. The bar offers serviceabl

Magic City

The ATL's strip club of choice for ballers, players, and visiting rap stars. Come dressed on the nicer side of casual if you want to ge

Manuel's Tavern

Poncey-Highland institution is a home away from home to the politicians, artists, and madmen it's drawn as clientele for decades. Full

The Midway Pub

This East Atlanta pub serves above-average bar food without jumping on the gastropub bandwagon. During the warmer months, grab a seat o

Milltown Arms Tavern

An Irish-themed pub with full menu.

Moe's & Joe's Tavern

This neighborhood tavern and grill was opened in 1947, and has been serving Pabst Blue Ribbon since the mid 1950s. It's a great place t

MOTHER

Beep Beep Gallery's Mark Basehore and James McConnell joined forces with two Brooklynites to open this gastropub. The back patio is an

My Sister's Room

Every night is ladies' night at this popular bar and dance club in the heart of LGBT-friendly East Atlanta Village. MSR is a great plac

Neighbor's Pub

This Highland Avenue spot caters to the young and heavy-drinking types. The massive patio is the major draw; there's also an event spac

Ormsby's

Located on the ever-expanding Westside, Ormsby's is a favorite of locals looking for an extensive craft beer list and a unique gastropu

The Porter Beer Bar

The Porter delivers with a cheap, thoughtful, and satisfying menu, and beer to match. Most of the food is designed to please beer drink

Republic Social House

American bar fare and cheap drinks await you at this two-story watering hole across the street from historic Oakland Cemetery.

The Righteous Room

This Poncey-Highland institution next to the Plaza Theatre oozes comfortable hole-in-the-wall atmosphere. Its small outdoor patio, sati

Rocco's Pub

Although it moved a few dozen yards from its original location, this long-running bar and restaurant is beloved by locals for its welco

Salt Factory

Salt Factory is all British pub wood accents, and there's a convivial feel that pervades the room and spills out onto the sidewalk. Cha

Sidebar

This downtown spot is a sturdy after-work or pre-game hangout. The agreeable menu features such offerings as Cuban sandwiches, black an

Smith's Olde Bar

One could make a strong argument that Smith's is the best small-venue music room in the city. An intimate space that lets fans get righ

Steinbeck's Ale House

Upon first glance, you might dismiss this Irish-style pub in Oakhurst, just minutes from downtown Decatur, as nothing more than a small

Taco Mac

A family-friendly casual restaurant popular for watching sporting events that features a large selection of craft, imported, and domest

Tap

Atlanta gastropub in the heart of Midtown, across from Colony Square and near the Woodruff Arts Center. Its patio overlooks the bustlin

Thinking Man Tavern

Decorated with posters of the periodic table, planet factoids, and musculoskeletal charts, Thinking Man Tavern feeds the mind as well a

Trackside Tavern

This agreeable Decatur hangout checks off all the dive-bar basics with high marks. The beers are cheap, the bar food (burgers, wings, t

Tucker Saloon

The Tucker Saloon is the kind of unpretentious neighborhood dive you might first visit on a lark and then end up becoming an unironic r

Twain's Brewpub & Billiards

Excellent pool tables (and other games), big-screen TVs, some of the best bar food in Atlanta; a true local brewpub. Besides brewing it

Universal Joint

Great neighborhood meeting place with a pleasant patio in the heart of Oakhurst.

The Village Corner: German Restaurant & Bakery

Owned and run by a German family who moved to the United States, the Friese family aims to bring Germany across the pond. Serving break

The Vortex - Little Five Points

You can't miss the big skull with psychedelic eyes on Moreland Avenue. Walk through the gaping mouth, and you'll find some of the city'

The Vortex Bar and Grill - Midtown

Popular Atlanta institution for serious slacking, burger eating, and drinking. Home to the Laughing Skull Lounge comedy club.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub

A comfortable restaurant in an uncooperative space with heavy stone walls in the basement of a Victorian-style home. There's a lot of w

Ye Olde Dunwoody Tavern

The oldest pub in Dunwoody, and one of the oldest in Atlanta serves 16 different British and European beers in a classic pub atmosphere